Sponsored by OASIS
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
50 Gay Ave.
Clayton, MO 63105
Ancient Chesterfield, Mo.
Mark Leach, author
Did you know that mastodon era hunters camped on a hillside near Faust Park? DId you know one of the largest surviving burial mounds in St. Louis County is located in Chesterfield? Did you hear about the massive 1,000-year-old market center that was recently excavated in the Chesterfield Valley? Learn about this local ancient history from author and historian Mark Leach in this special evening program. You will have an opportunity to purchase a signed copy of his book, Chesterfield's Ancient Past.
Mark Leach is a past vice-president of the Missouri Archaeological Society and former board member with the Powell Archaeological Research Center. Mark currently serves as a trustee to the former, and is a commissioner with the Chesterfield Historic and Landmarks Preservation Commission. He is the founding member of the Missouri Mound Adoption Project (a coalition of volunteers dedicated to the preservation of Native American burial mounds) and co-director of the Blake Mound Preservation Project. His writing includes six works of non-fiction, an educational archaeology website (Mac Quest Program), as well as two archaeology documentaries.
Wednesday, October 16, 6:00-7:30 pm
Center of Clayton
50 Gay Ave.
St. Louis MO 63105
To register call 314.862.4859 ext 23.
Allison Woodworth or Maria Sullivan
314.862.4859 ext 24